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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Get Trained to Sell AirWatch On-Premise

AirWatch On Premise SKUs will be on the VMware price list in September, however you need to have completed AirWatch technical training to sell. The training required can only be taken at an AirWatch Connect event through the Certification track, which includes an ‘all access’ badge to the event. Use Discount code: VMWp20 to save 20%. Register now for an upcoming tour and learn more about these mobility solutions today.

Americas Q3 Partner Town Hall is Tomorrow, July 31st

Register now to join vice presidents Frank Rauch and Brandon Sweeney for the Americas Partner Organization Q3 virtual Town Hall on July 31st at 9:30 AM PT.  During this event, they will review the state of the partner business, new segmentation strategy, product focus areas, updated Partner Incentive Program, and Q3 priorities. Don’t miss it.

VMworld 2014: No Limits—New Possibilities

VMworld will be in San Francisco, Aug. 24-28th. If you haven’t already, register now and be sure to select [and join us] at Partner Day, taking place on Sunday, August 24th during your registration process.  With Schedule Builder now live, it’s time to maximize your partner experience and build your conference agenda as you navigate through the Content Catalog. You’ll find that there are over 350 technical and content-rich sessions and labs to choose from, including a specific Partner Track. Plus, you can also save 50% on VCP and VCAP Certification Exams.

Virtualized Servers and Desktops – a Game Changer for a Thai Automaker’s Bottom Line

The joint Dell | VMware vSphere virtualization platform, together with its virtualized desktop service, has increased Isuzu Ung Nguan’s sales and productivity by giving its sales teams and others easy access to critical information off-site. Learn more.

Quarterly Partner Briefing Starts Aug. 13th

The Q3 Partner Briefing portal will launch on Aug. 13th and it will cover all of our upcoming product announcements. Save the date and stay tuned to Partner Central.

Successfully Virtualizing 3D Computer Labs

VMware, Dell, and NVIDIA bring more accessibility to La Cité Collégiale students by going beyond the computer lab…. Read this TechPageOne blog to find out how they were able to reduce costs and increase flexibility to meet student demand with VMware View 5.3 and Dell Wyse.  This customer video highlights the success.

Earn More with vSphere with Operations Management

VMware vSphere with Operations Management customers can reap the benefits of more management functionality by taking advantage of the promotional per-CPU pricing (valid until December 15, 2014) and move up to the vCenter Operations Management Suite 5.8 Advanced edition. On the flip side, your new  customers can take advantage of the free, self-paced training with vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise or Enterprise Plus Acceleration Kits until September 15, 2014. Get up to speed on these promos.

Also, for those using the vSphere Optimization Assessment (VOA) to accelerate sales, make sure to add ‘VOAINSTALL’ to the project name field in your Advantage+ opportunity registrations so that we know you are engaged and can support you where needed. If you are new VOA, then learn more here or contact your VMware Partner Manager/Distributor.

On July 23rd, Learn to Close Horizon 6 and DaaS Deals

Register to join Frank Rauch, VP Americas Partner Organization, and other special guests for an executive-focused vmLIVE session tomorrow on our alliance with Google. Plus, learn about the tools that you can use today to help you sell VMware Horizon 6 (with View) and Horizon DaaS.

Comply With the New Solution Competency Requirements by Nov. 3rd

Now that new Solution Provider and Service Provider program changes are in effect, you have new Solution Competency requirements that must be met by November 3, 2014. The program now requires 2 individuals trained in Solution Competency-specific VSP and VTSP accreditations.

VMworld 2014: Schedule Builder is Live

Join us at VMworld 2014, August 24-28th, in San Francisco. Be sure to select Partner Day (Aug. 24th) when registering to confirm your attendance. Once registered, view the Content Catalog to get a comprehensive overview of the breakout sessions, labs, and group discussions of interest use Schedule Builder to customize your own agenda.